“Welcome to Introduction to Numerical Mathematics. This is designed to give you part of the mathematical foundations needed to work in computer science in any of its strands, from business to visual digital arts, music, games. At any stage of the problem solving and modelling stage you will require numerical and computational tools. We get you started in binary and other number bases, some tools to make sense of sequences of numbers, how to represent space numerical using coordinates, how to study variations of quantities via functions and their graphs. For this we prepared computing and everyday life problems for you to solve using these tools, from sending secret messages to designing computer graphics.
This course is part of the Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Specialization
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What you will learn
1. Transform numbers between number bases and perform arithmetic in number bases
2. Identify, describe and compute sequences of numbers and their sums.
3. Represent and describe space numerically using coordinates and graphs.
4. Study, represent and describe variations of quantities via functions and their graphs.
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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course
Number bases - binary
Number bases - other bases
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